Current Events

MAY (onwards) – 2016

St Davids Community Orchard Project. The Orchard Project aims to provide perpetual living food banks where all local people, regardless of income, can benefit from crops of organically grown fresh fruit. If you would like to get involved in this project, especially if you have any patches of publicly accessible land which can be used, please contact Melanie Maloney on 01436 721848 or e-mail – maloney.melanie@gmail.com

Most Tuesdays at 1pm – St Davids Oriel y Parc  Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Walk in the Park. Open to walkers of all abilities, each session has a short route of under 1 hour and a longer one for those who want to walk a little further. If you would like to take part, contact the walk leader Paul Casson at paul@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk or call 07866 771107

Most Thursdays – 11am. Wild Food Foraging. Discover your inner forager and join Julia on a foraging walk around St Davids Cathedral and local byways, collecting edible wild plants to use in cooking, drinks, natural cosmetics, remedies, dyes etc. £10 per person (children 7+ only) – booking essential 01437 720392

 

2017

OCTOBER

30th September to 28th January 2018 – St Davids Oriel y Parc  Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Sidney Nolan and Graham Sutherland – A Sense of Place. This exhibition follows the changing styles of both artists, displaying a range of imagery from early to late in their careers, to highlight how they reacted to their surroundings. This will be the first time the two legendary artists’ work has been exhibited together and offers the only chance to see the works of Sir Sidney Nolan OM AC RA (1917-1992) in Wales during his centenary year. The exhibition includes eleven works by each artist, including paintings, works on paper and original studio artifacts.

Monday 2nd – Thurs 30th November – St Davids Oriel y Parc  Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Alison Kaye Fowler – exhibition in the St Davids Room –  uses a variety of different painting media to create exciting and texturally interesting paintings, inspired by colours of the Pembrokeshire coastline.

Monday 2nd – Thurs 30th November – St Davids Oriel y Parc  Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Welsh artist, Angela Hathaway is pleased to be showing a selection of her sculptural animal ceramics in the Discovery Room windows. Known for her sawdust fired cat sculptures, Angela is increasingly portraying wild animals and birds. Now using more colour and adding more detail she still focuses in elegance and beauty.

Monday 2nd – Thurs 30th November – St Davids Oriel y Parc  Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Artist in Residence in the Tower – Stephen Lockwood is passionate about photographing evocative and original images of his native Pembrokeshire coast.

 

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NOVEMBER

Saturday 18th – 7.30pm – Côr Dyfed Choir in concert – a programme of French music – Fauré and Widor with Langlais’ and Vierne’s great Organ masses St Davids cathedral.

Saturday 25th – 2pm. St Davids Oriel y Parc  Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Sally Moss, ex ACNMW and Sutherland specialist, gives a talk on the inspiration behind Sutherland in Pembrokeshire and compares him to Sidney Nolan. Free event.

Tuesday 28th and Thurs 30th – St Davids Oriel y Parc  Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Adult Christmas tree decorations. Join Nadia Bowie over two sessions to create clay decorations and decorate them (second session). £12 per person. Booking essential 01437 720392

Thursday 30th to Saturday 2nd December – St Davids City Hall – Festival of Christmas Trees

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DECEMBER

Thursday 30th November to Saturday 2nd December – St Davids City Hall – Festival of Christmas Trees

Saturday 2nd December – 5pm – St Davids Square – Lighting of the Christmas Tree.

Saturday 16th – 7.30pm – Pembrokeshire Samaritan’s fundraising concert with Côr Dyfed Choir – Christmas readings and carols in St Davids cathedral. Tickets from Samaritans or 01348 840312

Friday 22nd – 7pm – Service of Nine Lessons and Carols in St Davids cathedral – arrive early as this service is extremely popular.

2018

MARCH

Saturday 28th – 7.30pm in St Martin’s Church, HaverfordwestCôr Dyfed Choir in concert with Elgar, Ireland and Stainer’s ‘Crucifixion’.

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JUNE

Friday 29th to Sunday 1st July – Somewhere near St Davids – Unearthed festival with Artists, Workshops and Talks. Camping (vans or tents) possible.

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JULY

Saturday 14th – 7.30pm – St Davids cathedral –  Côr Dyfed Choir  and The Festival Chorus with the British Sinfonietta sing Haydn’s ‘Creation’ (TBC)


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